Seafood is a must during a trip to NSB. The best New Smyrna Beach seafood restaurants feature fresh caught local product delivered right to your table. From fish camps to high end dining, you are sure to be satisfied by the seafood restaurants in New Smyrna Beach.
If you are looking for sustainable seafood, Third Wave Cafe is one of the best seafood restaurants in New Smyrna Beach. Third Wave is a member of the James Beard Foundation and Smart Catch program, and all seafood is sustainably sourced.
You can typically find fresh local fish on the menu, as well as salmon, octopus, and scallops. With a spectacular outdoor setting, and an extensive wine list, you can’t go wrong dining at Third Wave.
Hours: 4:30 PM – 10:00 PM (Closed Tuesdays)
Food Highlights: Wild Alaskan King Salmon, Roasted Octopus, Northern Cold-Water Scallops
Address: 204 Flagler Ave, NSB
Menu Link: Third Wave Cafe Menu
2. The Spott
Hidden on the end of Canal Street, The Spott easily has some of the best seafood in New Smyrna, despite its new kid on the block status. With brick lined walls, and neon lights, the vibes are fun, and the service is excellent.
The chef here prides himself on serving locally sourced seafood, and the menu is constantly changing. There is always a fresh local catch on the menu, and it is prepared to perfection.
If you are looking for a date night, or a high end meal with friends, give The Spott a try the next time you are in town.
Hours: Tuesday through Sunday 11-2 AM (closed Monday)
Food Highlights: Shrimp, Catch of the Day
Address: 424 Canal Street, NSB
Menu Link: The Spott Menu
If you are looking for the best seafood restaurant, the New Smyrna Beach JB’s Fish Camp is the perfect place to enjoy seafood with a bonus waterfront view.
Located in Bethune Beach, JB’s is a great place for live music, mixed drinks, and a view of the mangroves. It’s not uncommon to catch some manatees in the winter months. Enjoy steamed crab, oysters, clams or shrimp, or if in season try the rock shrimp sandwich.
Hours: 11-9 PM Friday and Saturday, 11-8 PM all other days
Food Highlights: Crabcakes, Seafood Gumbo, Steamed Snow Crab Clusters, Hushpuppies
Address: 859 Pompano Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Menu Link: JB’s Fish Camp Menu
Norwood’s, known around town for its treehouse bar, also has some of the best seafood. New Smyrna residents flock to Norwood’s for its gorgeous outdoor dining areas, and impeccable service. Serving fresh seafood since 1946, Norwood’s has a history of quality, and is the perfect place for a special occasion or nice night out.
Hours: 11:30 AM – 10 PM every day
Food Highlights: Mahi Mahi, Crab Legs, Lobster, Sea Scallops
Address: 400 East 2nd Avenue
Menu Link: Norwood’s Menu
Off the Hook is one of the best seafood restaurants in New Smyrna Beach, while being casual and comfortable. It is located in the Publix strip mall on 3rd Avenue. They are known for their oysters and local catch. The atmosphere is casual, but the service is great and it is very family friendly.
Hours: 11:30 AM – 10 PM Friday and Saturday, 11:30 – 9 PM all other days
Food Highlights: Oysters, Alaskan Snow Crab, Top Neck Clams
Address: 747 3rd Avenue
Menu Link: Off the Hook Menu
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